Glenwood Springs–Garfield County Commissioners are deciding the fate today of an asphalt company that wants to relocate from Silt next to an organic farm near the airport. Owners of the farm say the pollution and the dust will cause them to lose their organic status.
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) – The Ku Klux Klan says membership is
booming in Colorado because of the growth of the radical right.
Imperial Grand Wizard Cole Thornton says the United Northern and
Southern Knights of the KKK is active and successful recruiting in
Colorado, but no membership numbers were available. Southern
Poverty Law Center spokesman Mark Potok tells the Durango Herald
the radical right in the U.S. has grown enormously in the last 10
years, particularly since President Barack Obama’s election in
FORT MORGAN, Colo. (AP) – Authorities are investigating a fatal
fire that heavily damaged a mobile home north of Brush today. The
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office and coroner’s office were called to
the fire and found a body inside when the flames were out.
Authorities told the Fort Morgan Times they are waiting for the
coroner to identify the victim.
DENVER (AP) – Marijuana legalization activists find out today
whether Colorado has a question on the ballot this fall. A
legalization initiative is working on its second try at having the
mandatory number of signatures to ask voters whether pot should be
legal for adults over 21 even without a doctor’s recommendation.
DENVER (AP) – More than 17,000 Coloradans who are receiving
voter registration applications from the Voter Participation Center
may be signing insufficient forms. The Secretary of State’s office
says the forms failed to include a signature field and affidavit
required under state law and other deficiencies. Secretary of State
Scott Gessler says some voters might believe they’re registered to
vote and he’s urging those who signed up to check with their county